We found 11 radiation oncologists who accept Humana Bronze near New Orleans, LA.

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Dr. Troy Gene Scroggins Jr., MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Troy Scroggins practices radiation oncology. Dr. Scroggins is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. He studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Scroggins trained at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Scroggins is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Roland B Hawkins Jr., MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Roland Hawkins is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Hawkins is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.

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Dr. Paul Noble Page, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Paul Page works as a radiation oncologist in New Orleans, LA and Metairie, LA. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Page takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Siddhartha Padmanabha, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Siddhartha Padmanabha is a radiation oncologist. Dr. Padmanabha is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Padmanabha completed a residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary.

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Dr. Mini Jacob Elnaggar, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Mini Elnaggar is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. She is affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Elnaggar is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, she performed her residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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Dr. Steven Joseph Dibiase, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
150 South Liberty Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Steven Dibiase's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Dr. Dibiase accepts Aetna HSA, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center.

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Dr. Raymond Clay Gould, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1101 Medical Center Boulevard
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Raymond Gould's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Gould honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC).

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Dr. Ellen Levine Zakris, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1401 Foucher Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Ellen Zakris is a specialist in radiation oncology. She works in New Orleans, LA. She is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Touro Infirmary. Dr. Zakris is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Paul D Monsour, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Paul Monsour works as a radiation oncologist in Metairie, LA and New Orleans, LA. Dr. Monsour graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Rachael Eve Harmon, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3600 Prytania Street; Suite 35
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Rachael Harmon's area of specialization is radiation oncology. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Harmon's hospital/clinic affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Touro Infirmary.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
150 S Liberty Street; Hc-62
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Stephen Kraus practices radiation oncology in New Orleans, LA. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kraus accepts.

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What is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the safe use of radiation to treat cancer. Usually, they will manage a patient’s entire radiation treatment, from the imaging that will guide decisions, to the choices about what kind of radiation therapy to use.

Radiation is one of the few substances that can kill cancer cells and even shrink tumors. It does this by damaging DNA. When DNA becomes sufficiently damaged, cells can no longer reproduce, and they stop growing and die. Cancer cells are more susceptible to radiation than healthy tissue, because they reproduce faster. So typically, cancer cells exposed to radiation will be affected faster than healthy cells will. However it’s still important to protect healthy tissue as much as possible.

There are three ways that radiation can be delivered to the body. It can come from outside the body, delivered by a machine in much the same way x-rays are taken. This is called external-beam radiation. Sometimes the radiation is delivered internally, which is called brachytherapy. Tiny pellets of radioactive material are placed directly onto the cancer, where they can release radiation for a period of time. Some cancers are best treated systemically, with radioactive substances that travel through the bloodstream. Radiation oncologists decide which type of radiation therapy is best, developing a treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the benefits of the radiation while minimizing the risk to any healthy tissue.

Radiation oncologists may work with other kinds of physicians, such as medical oncologists or surgeons, to treat their patients. Sometimes patients are anxious about radiation therapy because it sounds dangerous. But radiation therapy won’t turn you radioactive. It’s safe, and so effective against many different types of cancer that it is one of the most common cancer treatments. Depending on the treatment, it may not even have noticeable side effects.

Radiation oncologists can be important allies in your fight against cancer.
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